To operate Amazon, you must not only understand operations, product selection, and logistics, but also understand the various regulations of China to USA Amazon FBA. If you don’t know anything about the regulations of Amazon’s FBA warehouse, then accidents will easily happen when you prepare goods later, and the goods will be rejected by Amazon’s warehouse.
China to USA Amazon FBA packaging requirements
Weight requirements: Amazon officially has weight requirements for the goods sent to the FBA warehouse. The weight of a single carton must be less than 45kg, and it must be placed on a separate pallet if it is greater than 45kg. In addition, if the weight exceeds 22.5kg in the United States and 15kg in Europe, an overweight label needs to be affixed.
Size requirements: sellers need to be aware that Amazon officially requires that the length of any side of the carton should not exceed 63.5 cm.
Stacking requirements: Elastic bands, straps, and tapes cannot be used for additional packaging.
China to USA Amazon FBA pallets requirements
Palletization refers to the act of using pallets to transport goods. Amazon has corresponding standards and requirements for the use of childcare, and the requirements of different sites will be different.
The height requirements for pallets in the United States must be less than 1.8 meters, including the height of the pallet. The total weight of the pallet should be less than 680kg. Pallet size, 1.1m*1.25m. For stacked trays, the height of a single layer must be less than 1.27 meters, and the height of a double layer must be less than 2.54 meters, leaving a gap of 8 cm.
China to USA Amazon FBA Cost
China to USA Amazon FBA fee is divided into two parts.
Inventory Storage Fees – Amazon charges fees for storing inventory based on the volume your products take up.
FBA Shipping Fees – Amazon charges pick, pack, and ship fees.
Amazon Inventory Storage Fees
Amazon charges an inventory storage fee of $0.48 to $2.40 per cubic foot based on your Amazon product size tier and the current month.
Here’s how Amazon storage fees are calculated.
Product Size Classes – Amazon offers 2 main product size classes, Standard and Extra Large. Oversized products are charged a higher fee.
Current Month – Amazon storage fees vary from month to month based on peak shopping season.
Product Volume – Product volume is measured based on product dimensions when fully packaged and ready to ship.
Average Daily Units – Amazon storage fees are calculated based on the average number of units stored in Amazon warehouses each month.
Amazon charges FBA fulfillment fees of $2.70 to $5.58 for standard-size packages and $8.66 to $138.11 for oversized packages.
On average, you can expect to pay 10-15% of your revenue for fulfillment on standard-sized products.
In order to better estimate the cost of each shipment in advance, you can make a shipping cost budget table in advance, so that you can clearly know the cost budget for each time, and then compare it with the actual cost one by one.
How to choose the right China to USA Amazon FBA freight forwarder?
The following dimensions can be referred to:
1. There are more links in channel self-construction and control;
2. Higher information and data transparency;
3. The team is more professional and sexy;
4. The operation process is more compliant;
5. Able but worthy of responsibility;
6. The price is reasonable.